Brendan Gants
Activists made great strides in past year

On Nov. 7, America — college students especially — voted for change. Throughout the country, young voters shifted decisively to the Democrats, playing a major […]

Democratic Congress should be top priority

As Nov. 7 looms, students looking for a way to get involved on campus should aim for an incredibly important goal: electing a Democratic Congress. […]

Progressives shouldn’t ignore close congressional races

At first glance, it seems easy to call Connecticut a safely “blue” state. Connecticut has not voted for a Republican president since 1988 or a […]

Lamont’s vision, ideas are in line with Dems

The Yale College Democrats welcome and encourage bipartisan statesmanship. Yet there is a difference between a politician who sticks by his principles even in the […]

Dems, Republicans must unite for EITC

These days, bipartisanship can seem a difficult goal. Americans are increasingly divided, and the media is increasingly quick to fit issues into typical left-vs.-right, Democrat-vs.-Republican […]

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I am a Democrat, and proud of it. So I was disappointed to see Roger Low’s column criticizing the Democratic Party and expressing cynicism about […]

Former dean, founder of Rep talks theater

Former Yale School of Drama Dean Robert Brustein said Thursday that he believes the theater industry must continue to develop fresh talent because society will […]

Papal choice elicits mixed responses

The selection of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the 265th pope Tuesday provoked a range of reactions on Yale’s campus, with some expressing strong opinions about […]

Connecticut politics: Keep money out of it

Today, several dozen Yale students are taking Hartford by storm. Members of Students for Clean Elections, the Yale College Democrats and reform-minded Yalies of all […]

Women’s squash slams Trinity

HARTFORD — Last year, the Yale women’s squash team wrested the Howe Cup from two-time defending champion Trinity in a hard-fought match. On Wednesday, the […]

Yale debate hits Canada for tsunami aid

Four Yalies held court in Ottawa this week to participate in a 24-hour international debate tournament that raised at least $10,000 for post-tsunami relief efforts […]